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1970 British Open Championships

Date:
Sunday, September 6, 1970

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Pageantry, Herbert Howells

Adjudicator(s):
Jack Mackintosh, John Carr & Herbert Howells

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire ImperialT. Walmsley13196
2CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer14195
3Foden Motor WorksR. Mortimer8194
4Black Dyke MillsG. Brand16193
5Thoresby CollieryW. Lippeatt23192
6=FaireyK. Dennison22191
6=Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse9191
-Besses o' th' BarnF. Bryce6-
-Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves19-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton1-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell12-
-CoryA. Meek10-
-Edge HillW. M. Daniels5-
-Ever ReadyE. Cunningham17-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson3-
-Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham20-
-LindleyE. Woodhouse15-
-Mid RhonddaF. Prior4-
-Mirrlees WorksJ. Atherton11-
-Morris ConcertC. Edmunds18-
-Ransome Hoffman & PollardD. Masters21-
-TemplemoreA. E. Bell2-
-Wingates TemperanceD. Smith7-

Prizes:

1st: £200 plus £2,000 Gold Trophy plus the W.D. & H.O. Wills Cup.
2nd: £125 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £100
4th: £60
5th: £40
6th: £25

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The Iles Medal was presented to George Thompson. 



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Alan Fernie

DRSAM, Dip.NCOS
Arranger, composer, adjudicator, conductor